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The Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Revolution

Lithium-ion battery recycling could help to address the need for more raw materials while keeping toxic battery waste out of landfills.

2019 Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded To Akira Yoshino

Professor Akira Yoshino created the first commercially viable lithium ion battery in 1985.

Australia’s Engineer In Office

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Honorable Karen Andrews MP, plans to fight climate change and support women in STEM.

Building A Better Battery

Next-generation batteries will power the future of renewable energy, say the founders of Singapore-based ultracapacitor startup Involt.

Akira Yoshino: Inventing The Lithium Ion Battery

Dr. Akira Yoshino, father of the modern lithium ion battery and 2018 Japan Prize laureate, talks to Asian Scientist Magazine about energy, the future of cars and how curiosity makes a career.

Capillary Forces Enhance Lithium Sulfur Batteries

A team of researchers in South Korea has found that capillary forces in carbon nanofibers help prevent electrode degradation in lithium sulfur batteries.

How Magnesium Makes For Safer Batteries

Scientists in Japan have found that adding a magnesium salt to lithium batteries makes them safer to use.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: C. C. Chan

A pioneer in electric vehicle research, Professor C. C. Chan shares how a conducive ecosystem can be created for the future of mobility.

NTU Singapore Launches Fast-Charging Shuttle Buses

The NTU-Blue Solutions Flash Shuttle can carry 22 passengers and receive a full charge in just 20 seconds.

Greening The Supply Chain One Business Model At A Time

Making the global supply chain more sustainable requires a fundamental re-evaluation of how companies do business, says SMU Assistant Professor Buket Avci.